Cosmo (Silverburn, Glasgow): Review

Cosmo
Ground Floor
Silverburn Shopping Centre
Barrhead Road
Glasgow
G53 6AG

V: 9th July 2019. T: 0141 880 6880. W: www.cosmo-restaurants.co.uk


The guys over at Cosmo sent me an invite to come and have a meal at their Silverburn Restaurant, and I accepted and set a date.

To be honest I have never heard of a restaurant called Cosmo at Silverburn, so I had to do some research.

If you know Silverburn, Cosmo is situated at the Cinema end but just outside…this explains why I have never seen it, as normally the cinema is as far as I usually go.

Looking Around

On entering Cosmo is very very nice inside, it has a very modern, clean and nice design/look to it so I was very impressed as most buffets I have been to are just so so in style.

I took a walk around all the areas to start with, and could see they catered for many tastes and styles and the food smells were really good.

The Food…

I had to let my stomach and eyes do the talking tonight, and I had to try a lot of food so I was lucky I was very hungry.

Starter

So I selected different items so I could see how most of the starters tasted, yup there was lots more to try but I didn’t want to fill myself up and not be able to eat my main and sweets.

Firstly yup as you can see my presentation sucks, but hey its a buffet and its my plate so I didn’t mind…

I tried everything on this plate and can honestly say, it was very good, everything well cooked and full of flavour.

Presentation : n/a
Portion Size : n/a
Flavour : 5
Value for Money : n/a

Main Course

So now it was on to the mains…

I tried different rices, curries and even sweet n sour chicken.

Just like my starters this was really nice and very well cooked, if I was being very fussy the Sweet n Sour Chicken which is a big fav had a slight vinegar hint to it which it really shouldn’t….so I wouldn’t have this again due to that but apart from that everything else was really good.

Presentation : n/a
Portion Size : n/a
Flavour : 4
Value for Money : n/a

Desert

I was getting very full at this point, but there is always space for some sweets…

There was many to choose from so I opted for the above, and mmmm I loved every mouth-full.

The one part I didn’t try was the chocolate fountain, but I will try that on my next visit.

Overall

Firstly a big thanks to the guys at Cosmo, for tonights invite and the meal. Secondly as always my review above is 100% my own thoughts, and has not be influenced just because I was invited.

Tonight I learned of a very nice buffet, that if I hadn’t had the invite I would never have known was there.

For me from start to end I enjoyed all the food, and found it very fresh and full of flavour which is hard to find at most buffets as they tend to loose the flavour by sitting out for ages.

Value for money I cant comment on that as tonight was free for me, but quality of food was very good and I will go back when I feel like a buffet when I visit Silverburn.

Review Scores –

  • Atmosphere : 5
  • Staff : 5
  • Menu Choice : 5
  • Service : 5
  • Food : 5
  • Value for Money: N/A
  • Overall : 4

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Additional Details

  • Child Friendly : Yes
  • Payment : Cash & Card
  • Disabled Toilets : Yes

Nam Tuk Tram Stop (West End, Glasgow) : Review

Nam Tuk Tram Stop : Sign

2 Partick Bridge Street
Glasgow G11 6PL

V: 27th December 2017     T:  0141 357 0330  W: namtuk.co.uk

Child Friendly: Yes (well behaved kids)      Accepts: Cash & Card


** Update : Nam Tuk have a new menu some items below might not be on the new menu

Yup shocked back again for more food

The Food…

Starter

Yam Yam Chicken Wings £6.95
Korean style yam yam sauce

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Yup I have had them before and will keep on having these, these are amazing and now a MUST when I visit here.

All I can say is TRY THESE!!!! mmmmmmm

Portion Size : 5
Flavour : 5
Presentation : 4

Main Course

Chicken Teriyaki £5.95
Wok fried chicken, soy sauce, ginger, sugar and saki

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So I wanted to try another new dish, and I decided to try this as it sounded nice.

For me this was just a so so dish, the chicken for me was a little dry but the sauce was very nice.

For me this was ok, but I wouldn’t have it again mostly due to the chicken for me was just a little to dry.

Portion Size : 5
Flavour : 3.5
Presentation : 4
Value for Money : 4

Overall

A balanced visit today of some really good chicken with some ok chicken.

I cant wait to have the Yam Yam Chicken Wings again.

Review Scores – 

  • Atmosphere : 5
  • Staff : 5
  • Menu : 5
  • Service : 5
  • The portion sizes & taste : 5
  • Value for money: 4
  • Overall : 4

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3rd Visit to Nam Tuk Tram Stop (West End, Glasgow) : Review

Nam Tuk Tram Stop : Sign

2 Partick Bridge Street
Glasgow G11 6PL

V: 5th November 2017      T:  0141 357 0330  W: namtuk.co.uk

Child Friendly: Yes (well behaved kids)      Accepts: Cash & Card


This is becoming a home from home for me…

Back again and back to try some more food, this time I didn’t really know what to order so I decided to just randomly select a few items.

Something I have not mentioned in my previous reviews is that there is music playing in the background, this is being played at a nice level which for me is good as I hate going anywhere and need to shout across the table.

The Food…

Sushi Taco 6.95
Raw fish, cucumber, avocado, radish, rice, mayonnaise

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Today I decided to pick something random, and this was the first dish that caught my eye.

On arrival I thought wow big dish but hey I can eat a lot so I didn’t mind.

This was very nice and very filling, the flavour was very good. I will say I think there was a wasabi vinegar used on top of this? I could be wrong but for me it was overpowering and the flavour of the fish was slightly lost.

I would get this again, but maybe ask to use a little less wasabi or whatever it was that was giving it a strong flavour for me. If your a wasabi fan then you will love this.

Portion Size : 5
Flavour : 4
Presentation : 5

Green Chicken Curry £5.95
Spicy green chicken curry, green beans, fresh chilli, sweet basil

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I was recommended this at the end of my last visit to Nam Tuk, by the waitress as she said it would suit me more as I prefer sweet dishes.

So today I ordered it to see how it was.

I ordered this with the Egg Fried rice which I loved on my last visit.

This was very very good, very nice flavours and had a nice subtle sweet taste to it which was perfect for me.

Portion Size : 5
Flavour : 5
Presentation : 5

Overall

What can I say so far all visits have been perfect, I have no complaints and loved trying these new dishes.

I did see they did some shots, and a few other dishes did catch my eye so I will try these next time

See you soon Nam Tuk

Review Scores – 

  • Atmosphere : 5
  • Staff : 5
  • Menu : 5
  • Service : 5
  • The portion sizes & taste : 5
  • Value for money: 5
  • Overall : 5

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